CYPHORHINUS

(Troglodytidae; Ϯ Southern Chestnut-breasted Wren C. thoracicus) Gr. κυφος kuphos  hunch, hump  < κυπτω kuptō  to stoop; ῥις rhis, ῥινος rhinos  nose; "38. Cyphorhinus Cab. 1)  Habitus et characteres fere ut in Merulaxidibus, rostrum vero multo magis compressum, mesorhinium culminatum, gibbosum; nares non fornicatae (ut in caeteris hujus familiae generibus) sed patulae, rotundae, membrana circumdatae; podotheca non squamata vel reticulata, sed caligata.   115. 1. C. thoracicus Tsch.   ...   1) κυφος gibba, ῥιν nasus." (Cabanis 1844); "Cyphorhinus Cabanis, 1844, Arch. f. Naturg., 10 (1), p. 282. Type, by monotypy, Cyphorhinus thoracicus Tschudi. (Not preoccupied by Cyphorhina Lesson, 1843)." (Paynter in Peters 1960, IX, 437).
Var. Cyphorina, Cyphorinus.
Synon. Leucolepis, Rhinorchilus.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 22 January 2019).